University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

2020 Presenting Author Schedule

The Presenting Author Schedule is ready! View our offerings and make a personalized list of sessions you'd like to see. Ticketed events are identified with a small ticket icon in the upper right corner. More »

2020 Presenting Authors (A-Z)

View our list of authors, alphabetically sorted by last name. More »

2020 Presenting Authors (by genre)

A list of 2020 festival authors listed by genre. More »

FREE Marketing Materials!

We are happy to provide Arizona schools with bookmarks, family flyers and other materials to promote festival attendance. Orders will be filled in February; we will make every attempt to fill your orders, however, quantities are not guaranteed. More »

How to Score Free Tickets!

Beginning at noon Mountain Standard Time on Monday, March 9, 2020 members of the general public will be able to reserve free tickets to selected venues. More »

Festival Founders Award

The Founders Award, established in 2011, honors literary achievement that has captivated our imagination and whose body of work will be an inspiration to readers, writers and booklovers. More »

Your Gifts to the Festival in 2019

Donations to the Tucson Festival of Books make a big impact on literacy! In 2019 programs through Literacy Connects and the University of Arizona were able to serve thousands! More »

Festival Authors Available for School Visits

Several authors and illustrators make themselves available to local schools as an added benefit of their appearance at the Tucson Festival of Books. Learn who is available and how to apply. More »

Book Nominations Now Being Accepted for Indie Author Pavilions

The Tucson Festival of Books is accepting nominations for books to be considered for inclusion in the 2020 Festival in one of four Indie Author Pavilions (open until all Pavilion spaces are filled). More »

Why Our Sponsors Love Us

Festival of Books Sponsors fuel the event and literacy in the community! They also get VIP access to special events, company exposure to festival goers, and did we mention dinner? More »

Hotel Partners

Looking for a place to stay during the Festival? Try one of our partner hotels where special rates are offered for book-loving Festival-goers! Additional properties will be added as new hotel partners join us. More »

2020 Entertainment Applications

Learn more about performing at one of our many entertainment venues during the 2020 Tucson Festival of Books! More »

Teen Audio Interviews with Festival Authors!!

Teens involved with the Pima County Public Library conducted a number of interviews with TFOB authors in 2019! More »

Disability Access Information

Information about accessible restrooms, parking and assistive listening systems can be found here! More »

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Party Rental Companies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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